Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Plutoniumidae

Centipede - Theatops posticus Centipede - Theatops posticus Theatops sp. - Theatops posticus Theatops californiensis Theatops californiensis Centipede - Theatops posticus Centipede with young - Theatops posticus - female Centipede - Theatops posticus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order Scolopendromorpha (Bark Centipedes)
Family Plutoniumidae
Remarks
Note (per Rowland Shelley): the subfamily Plutoniuminae containing the genera Plutonium and Theatops, previously in family Cryptopidae, has been elevated to family level - Plutoniumidae.